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a big lid on a pot, because all the worst heat is trapped underneath that dome. and the dome can't really move out of the way. it's being held in place by the jet stream. and only occasionally, a little dribble of cool air will move across the northern part of the country and give relief in northern areas. but no one else gets any relief from this big block of heat. >> until early next week. as you pointed out. sam champion tonight and rich besser here, thank you. >>> we're going to turn to new warnings this evening just as people flood into america's national parks for vacation and of course relief from the heat. this alert comes after that tragedy that took three young lives at yosemite. they were swept over a 317-foot waterfall at the park in california. abc's david wright tonight on the other weather extreme that likely plalad a role in this. >> reporter: the majestic beauty of america's national parks can be deadly if you get too close. in yosemite, a massive snow melt has made the waterfalls even more dramatic than usual. a liquid avalanche, thundering over the abyss. three
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: the presidentnt continued to push for a big, painful deficit reduction package. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. >> reporter: and for the first time publicly, he detailed a specific, possible cut to a popular entitlement program. can you tell us one structural reform that you are willing to make to one of these entitlement programs that would have a major impact on the deficit? >> i've said that means testing on medicare. meaning, people like myself, you can envision a situation where, for somebody in my position, me having to pay a little bit more on premiums or copays or things like that would be appropriate. and again, that could make a difference. >> reporter: even with the suggestion, negotiations are at an impasse. house republicans are refusing to increase any taxes and insist the president is not serious about cuts. >> we asked the president to lead. we asked him to put forward a plan, not a speech, a real plan. and he hasn't. we will. >> reporter: the race is on to figure out a way to raise the debt ceiling without an agreement to reduce the deficit. and what happen
shattered this capital city on a sleepy friday afternoon. >> i heard a big boom. it was like arriving at a war scene in some kind of movie. fire, people in the street injured. >> reporter: the streets carpeted with broken glass, windows blown out. smoke rising from the center of town. >> you can a aually smell the burning from the blasts. >> it looks like a war zone. there was people running around with blood from their head. it was kind of panic. >> reporter: the sidewalks quickly became a makeshift emergency room. bystanders raced to help t t injured. horror in the face of those who witnessed the carnage. worst hit, a government building, home to the prime minister. luckily, he wasn't there. also damaged, the headquarters of a tabloid newspaper, as well as smaller buildings nearby. inside those buildings, the dead, and those too badly wounded to get out. rescue efforts lasted into the night while everyone else in oslo was warned to stay away from downtown. then, two hours later, on an island less than an hour south of the capital, a nightmare of a different kind. a man described as
, the mystery remains of what actually happened to 2-year-old caylee. the little girl with the big brown eyes who loved swimming and winnie the pooh and whose tragic fate touched and enraged so many, and still does tonight, diane. >> elizabeth vargas, thaha you. >>> and tonight, we want you to know, there will be a special one-hour edition of "nightline." terry moran and the "nightline" team will dive into many questions, including those we posed. and terry is at the center of the story in florida. >>> moving on tonight, a search is under way for the seven americans still missing off the coast of mexico, after their fishing boat capsized in a sudden storm. the waters there were a balmy 77 degrees, so hypothermia was not a concern. but the sharks were. and survivors said they could feel them circling after the big boat began to roll. >> we felt it rock and we heard people screaming, yelling in spanish, of course. and we didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: so far, 19 fishermen and 16 crew have been plucked from the ocean. at least one american has already been confirmed dead. >>> and, n
. >>> healthy living. a big change in what your doctor should be doing for you. dr. richard besser on the secrets of getting the health care you deserve. >>> and, watch out, world. the american girls who took the prize at the biggest, toughest science competition in the world. >>> good evening. for the fifth time this week, republicans and democrats were squabbling and arguing about what to do, as the clock keeps ticking down. the august 2nd deadline, when america will default on paying its debts to the world, which would cause a body blow to the american economy. the president said today he knows that people are stressed out by that ticking clock, and across the country, we heard it. so many people saying, this is exactly the reason they're frustrated with the way washington works. and abc's jim avila starts us off. jim? >> reporter: diane, wall street is nervous, and it's even worse on main street. we heard today, the country is watching what their leaders are doing, and, frankly, many feel ashamed. america is in danger of deadbeat status. and americans are not having it. >> i th
that big step of removing a child from the home? >> the state haso incentive to take a child away from their parents unnecessarily. >> reporter: but he cannot guarantee they won't. nor can he guarantee a child sent into foster care will actually improve. when anna marie was taken from her parents in albuquerque, she didn't improve at all. she was later returned to her rents and diagnosed with a genetic predisposition. >> it did more damage to my daughter. if they really did care about that child, they would take more effort to stay with the family. >> reporter: dr. ludwig admits foster care is not a perfect option. but he says one option we certainly do not have is inaction. dan harris, abc news, new york. >> so, want to bring in dr. richard besser. rich, you know this say ya so well. are we all a public health emergency level, this has to be address? >> reporter: diane, i think this is an absolutely terrible idea. the solution is not to demonize parents. i think foster care would be a disaster. kn i know the doctor who wrote this. and he's issued a four-alarm warning about this proble
marriage. >> i have a very big advantage, because marcus has his ph.d. in counseling and he's a marriage counselor. >> reporter: but dr. bachmann's brand of counseling is highly controversial and could become a campaign issue. >> here's my husband dr. marcus bachmann. >> reporter: operating out of suburban minneapolis, dr. bachmann runs a christian counseling firm, co-owned with his wife, that at times, according to former patients, has tried to cononrt gay men into heterosexuals through prayer. >> his patatfor my therapy would be to read the bible, pray to god that i would no longer be gay. >> reporter: andrew ramirez of minneapolis was 17 when his family sent him to bachmann and associates where, he says, a counselor working for bachmann tried, unsuccessfully, to "save" him from his sin. >> and god would forgive me if i were straight. >> reporter: dr. bachmann, who has described homosexuals as barbarians, denied as a false statement five years ago reports his clinic tries to convert gay men to straight. but undercover video shot just last month inside the clinic by a gay advocacy group
, not even on the rich. cuts of $1.2 trillion. so, the big remaining question? should the president be forced to commit to still more cuts before the presidential election? we gathered our powerhouse political team, abc's george stephanopoulos here in new york, jon karl and jake tapper in washington. and all three told me, they have never seen anything like this before. >> reporter: with just about a week to go, none of f e leaders, none of them, not the president, not the speaker of the house, not the democratic leader of the senate, know how this is going to turn out. right now, there are no votes to pass anything. >> so, you are saying that the white house has no idea -- >> reporter: how this is going to play out? >> no idea. >> reporter: no solid idea. absolutely not. >> they have a plan? >> reporter: none at all. like this in 20 years in this town where nobody knows how it's going to end. >> republicans get to have their fight next year, in any case, right? it's an election year. we can fight about taxes in this country during an election year. why make the debt ceiling an issue? why mak
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